2005 FIVB WORLD GRAND PRIX

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World Grand Prix news

June 6, 2005 - USA sweep Brazilian second team to give Lang Ping first win
June 4, 2005 - Brazil (1st team) beat Italy to claim Aosta Volley Trophy
June 3, 2005 - China claim International Women's Tournament title


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2004 News
Poland and Germany join Netherlands in qualifying
Day 4 - Netherlands claim first World Grand Prix spot 
Day 3 - Germany & Netherlands collect win number three
Day 2 - Germany & Netherlands remain undefeated
Day 1 - Netherlands knock over European champs
Russia excluded from competition

What happened in the 2004 edition?
Brazil claim fourth World Grand Prix title in stunning final
Reggio Calabria, Italy, August 1, 2004 World number three Brazil claimed their fourth World Grand Prix title with an exhilarating 3-1 (25-19, 25-19, 24-26, 25-19) win over world champions Italy in the final of the 2004 edition in Reggio Calabria, Italy. More Match Results Awarding Ceremony photos Tournament Photos Standings Previous Tournament Results Previous podiums
Best Player Awards
Best Scorer/Most Valuable Player
Logan Tom (USA)* Rankings
Best Spiker Yumilka Ruiz (CUB) Rankings
Best Blocker Manuela Leggeri (ITA) Rankings
Best Server Logan Tom (USA) Rankings
Best Setter Fernanda Venturini (BRA) Rankings
Best Libero Zhang Na (CHN)*
Fair Play Award Francesca Piccinini (ITA)
Most Popular Player Paola Cardullo (ITA)
* Award given to player from team who finished higher in team rankings